Lower Dinosaur Rock, the larger of the two formations, is split by numerous cracks of varying widths and also has a number of bolted sport routes. Highlights include Wooly Mammoth (5.7), Balding in Peru (5.8), Sprockets (5.10c), Earth Daze (5.10c), Cinder (5.11a), Extinction (5.11b) and Savage Puppy (5.11c).
Lower Dinosaur Rock is easily approached via a good trail which starts from the edge of Campsite 2. Plan on about 5-10 minutes for the approach.
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Cinder 5.11a CA : San Bernardino Mountains : ... : Lower Dinosaur Rock - N. Fa...
Start by groveling up the wide crack to the right of the blunt rounded arete. After the awkward start, move left onto the arete proper. Continue with delicate technical moves up the from of the arete until the crux sequence up onto the large ledge to the left is encountered.Once established on the ledge move straight up to the steeping face. What follows is straightforward, albeit enjoyable, face climbing on small positive flakes.As you near the top move right to gain a large but very frag...[more] Browse More Classics in CA